Discover why artists come from all over the world to showcase their art and be inspired to create. Whether taking in a gallery or museum, shopping for local artisan jewelry and other handmade items, or enjoying a show at our classic Avalon Theatre, there's plenty to nurture your creative side!


Art Galleries and Museums

You will find a large variety of art galleries in the area sure to please the most discerning collector or novice alike as well as interesting exhibits in our local museums celebrating our maritime heritage and local artists.

A.M. Gravely Gallery

408 S Talbot Street, St. Michaels

(410) 745-5059

Gregario Gallery

104 N Talbot Street, St. Michaels

(410) 745-0927

Hopkins Original Art

310 S Talbot Street, St. Michaels

(410) 610-5785

Simply Dragonfly

107 S. Talbot Street, St. Michaels

(410) 745-5600

Candleberry Gallery

308 S. Talbot Street, St. Michaels

(410) 745-0960

Carla Massoni Gallery

203 High Street, Chestertown

(410) 778-7330

The Artists' Gallery

239 High Street, Chestertown

(410) 778-2425

Academy Art Museum

106 South Street, Easton

(410) 822-2787

Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

213 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels

(410) 745-2916

Grafton Galleries

32 E. Dover Street, Easton

(410) 822-8922

Studio B Art Gallery

7B Goldsborough Street, Easton

(443) 988-1818

The Clark Gallery of Fine Art

308 S. Talbot Street, St. Michaels

(410) 745-0960

Trippe-Hilderbrandt Gallery

23 N. Harrison Street, Easton

(410) 310-8727

Troika Gallery

9 S. Harrison Street, Easton

(410) 770-9190

Main Street Gallery

518 Poplar Street, Cambridge


For art enthusiasts, there are many annual events--some nationally renowned--to enjoy. From the Waterfowl Festival in November to Plein Air in July and some new smaller festivals such as the Sea Glass Festival held in April, artisans will appreciate these showcase events as they take time to visit local galleries and museums as well.

The Waterfowl Festival

Typically held the second weekend in November, this is the Eastern Shore`s signature event. This family-friendly weekend includes a variety of activities from art collections, decoy carvings, goose calling contests, wine and food and retriever demonstrations.

40 S. Harrison Street

(410) 822-4567

Plein Air Festival

Plein Air Easton is the largest and most prestigious juried plein air painting competition in the United States. Plein Air Easton is at the center of the modern plein air movement. Easton is making history and the work produced here has importance beyond the daily joy of seeing original artwork in your home. We invite you to experience the vibrancy and artistic excellence of Plein Air Easton and to be a part of the history being made here. Please contact the Plein Air Easton Information Hotline for more details at 410-822-7297 or


(410) 822-7297

Eastern Shore Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festivals

The 2018 7th Annual Eastern Shore Sea Glass and Coastal Arts Festival in St. Michaels, Maryland will be hosted by Ophiuroidea held on the weekend of April 7 - 8, 2018.

St. Michaels

(410) 745-8057

Second Saturday Art Night Out

The second Saturday of each month select galleries in St. Michaels are open to browse as you make your evening plans for dinner. A great way to explore the town and stretch your evening out!

St. Michaels

Art Walk

Enjoy an evening in downtown Cambridge strolling the art galleries, browsing a range of artwork, and enjoying free refreshments during the Art Walk, which happens the second Saturday of every month.



Sprinkled among the boutiques and restaurants are a number of antique stores celebrating our maritime heritage and colonial history. A perfect way to while away the day searching for a keepsake treasure!

Americana Antiques

111 South Morris Street Oxford, MD

(443) 786-4486

Antiques on Talbot LLC

211 N. Talbot Street, St. Michaels MD

(410) 745-5208

Tharpe Antiques (Historical Society)

30 South Washington Street Easton, MD

(410) 820-7525

Lanham Hall

4 N. Washington Street, Easton, MD

(410) 822-5040

Trumpeter Swan Antiques

35 E. Dover Street, Easton, MD

(410) 463-5805

Foxwell's Antiques

7793 Ocean Gateway, Easton, MD

(410) 820-9705

Oak Creek Sales

25939 Royal Oak Road, Royal Oak, MD

(410) 745-3193

Local Theater and Music

Don`t let our small town atmosphere fool you--the Eastern Shore attracts some wonderful entertainers, both waiting to be discovered and surprisingly already well known. Do check the calendar frequently for the most up to date schedule of concerts, shows and other entertainment in the area.

Avalon Theatre

40 East Dover Street, Easton, MD 21601

(410) 822-7299